Coast Guard medevacs woman 35 miles south of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs woman 35 miles south of Key West
USCG File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old woman experiencing symptoms of anaphylactic shock Monday from the sailing vessel Drifter approximately 35 miles south of Key West. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a radio call at approximately 3 p.m. from the vessel Drifter reporting a woman on board experiencing symptoms of anaphylactic shock. A Coast Guard Air...

Collaboration and Wealth of Experience Brought Together in Key West

Partners from the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative’s (CBSI) Technical Assist Field Team (TAFT) gather for photo aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter William Trump following an exchange in Key West, Fla. Story and photos by: Lt. Cmdr. Ryan P. Kelley When it comes to combating transnational criminal organizations in the Caribbean and securing America’s borders, the cooperation with partner nations...

Coast Guard medevacs man, 89, from cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer

Coast Guard medevacs man, 89, from cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer
MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevacked an 89-year-old man Tuesday from the cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer approximately 26 miles southeast of Islamorada, Florida. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call from the crew of the Seven Seas Explorer stating one of the passengers was experiencing chest pains. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver near Alligator Reef

Coast Guard searching for missing diver near Alligator Reef
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching Tuesday for a diver who was reported missing near Alligator Reef. At 5:13 p.m., watch standers with the Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received a report of a missing diver near Alligator Reef from a crew member aboard the vessel Pisces. Coast Guard watch standers issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast, launched a Coast Guard Station Islamorada...

Coast Guard searches for cruise ship passenger 33 miles southeast of Key Largo

Coast Guard searches for cruise ship passenger 33 miles southeast of Key Largo
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching Thursday for a man who went overboard from the Independence of the Seas cruise ship approximately 33 miles southeast of Key Largo. Watch standers with the Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received notification from the Independence of the Seas crew at 1:49 a.m. Thursday that a 22-year-old man was reportedly seen going overboard from the 12th...

Coast Guard rescues 3 jet skiers following collision in Key West Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 jet skiers following collision in Key West Harbor
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three jet skiers Saturday following a collision between two jet skis in Key West Harbor. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report via VHF marine radio at approximately 11 a.m. from an individual aboard the Caribbean Fury, who reported two jet skis collided, and several people were injured. Two boat crews from Coast Guard Station Key West were...

Two people with EPIRB rescued by Coast Guard

Two people with EPIRB rescued by Coast Guard
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people Wednesday after their boat capsized approximately 35 miles northwest of Dry Tortugas. At approximately 5:24 a.m. Wednesday watch standers from Coast Guard 7th District received a report of an activated Electronic Positioning Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) from a 37-foot sailing vessel. Watch standers from Coast Guard 7th District and Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, state, local agencies locate three bodies 23 miles southeast of Islamorada

Coast Guard, state, local agencies locate three bodies 23 miles southeast of Islamorada
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and local agencies located three bodies Saturday 23 miles southeast of Islamorada while following up on a report from a good Samaritan. At approximately 10:45 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center personnel received a report of a person in the water from a good Samaritan. Watch standers issued an urgent marine information broadcast, launched a Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver southwest of Marquesas Key

Coast Guard searching for missing diver southwest of Marquesas Key
MIAMI — Coast Guard crews are searching for a diver Wednesday reported missing approximately 9 miles southwest of Marquesas Key. The 46-year-old man was reported missing on VHF Channel 16 about 12 p.m. by a friend after he failed to return from a dive. The recreational vessel he was diving from found the man’s dive buoy and spear gun in the water. He was last seen wearing a camouflage...